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Bluetrain Has Moved

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Published September 3rd 2013
They've moved and eggplant chips are no longer on the menu
Bluetrain has moved to modern new premises in the middle of Southgate. Almost everyone knows Bluetrain, it's always bubbling with people coming and going. Last time when I dined there it was at its old location and I can vaguely remember the staff wearing T-shirts that said something to that effect that they were about to move. So I was intrigued to see what it was like when I went back this weekend.

Bluetrain
Inside Southgate looking at Bluetrain

Well the menu has changed and the eggplant chips are gone but the vibe still remains the same. The staff are as friendly as before. We actually got there at 10.30am only to find that it didn't open until 11am. At least there's plenty to do in Southbank so we returned half an hour later. It seems strange that on the CBD side of the Yarra everything would have been well open by this time.

South bank
Looking up at Bluetrain from the banks of the Yarra

After overcoming the disappointment of no chips we found that the items we ordered were delicious.

Bluerain
The food was delicious!

If you haven't been, make the effort to go. No matter how many people are joining you there's plenty of space, plenty of variety and it's suitable for all ages.

Comments on the menu - There are all sorts of menus at this restaurant - bar, cafe - it depends on what you're after. The menu is on their website so have a look here.
Booking - Not necessary
Getting there - easy as it's in the CBD
Parking - no off street parking but there is parking at the Arts Precinct if you need it.
Disabled Access friendly - yes
Kid friendly - yes
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Why? It's great for all ages and tastes
When: Open 7 days a week from 11am
Phone: 9696 0111
Where: Southgate Complex, Upper level, Southbank, VIC, 3006, Melbourne, Australia
Cost: Can be as cheap as a $15.00 for a dish or much more expensive depending on your tastes and drink habits
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